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Title Open Rank, Tenure Track BioHealth Informatics Faculty Positions
Name of School Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Location Indianapolis, IN
Description Open Rank, Tenure Track Faculty Positions
Department of BioHealth Informatics

Join the faculty of an exciting and growing academic Department of BioHealth Informatics (BHI) at the new Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing (SoIC) at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)! The SoIC is recruiting two highly motivated individuals to join the Department of BioHealth Informatics. Candidates must demonstrate an outstanding scholarly record and excellent research credentials, exhibited by original peer-reviewed publications in highly-selective international venues, and a forward-looking, vigorous research agenda that will secure competitive, external funding.

IUPUI is the health and life science campus of Indiana University and the focal point of health profession education in the State of Indiana and located in downtown Indianapolis. As an information and computing science school, BHI offers a Bachelor of Science in Health Information Administration, a Master of Science in Health Informatics and Bioinformatics, an Undergraduate Certificate, Graduate Certificates, and Ph.D.’s in Health Informatics as well as Bioinformatics. The school also offers a Bachelor of Science in Informatics, and a Ph.D. program in Human Computer Interaction.
As tenure track faculty for BHI, the new faculty will have responsibility for developing their research programs and contributing to the educational and service roles of the department. The new faculty also will work closely with founding Department Chair, Brad Doebbeling, to develop and expand the new department over the next several years.

The successful candidate must have a doctorate in clinical or related information and/or computing sciences and track-record of achievements in teaching, research, and service appropriate for appointment at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level. The substantive areas of expertise sought are open; however, we are interested in candidates who will strengthen our new school's capacity in the following areas: (1) the learning healthcare system; (2) clinical intelligence, big data, data analytics; (3) translational biomedical and clinical informatics; or (4) consumer health and social informatics.
SoIC is situated on the academic Medical Center Campus, home to the Indiana University School of Medicine, the second largest medical school in the US. It is also home to the new Fairbanks School of Public Health. The IUPUI campus is a research intensive university, with extensive federal, foundation and industry funding of research in health and life sciences. The IUPUI campus, with over 30,000 students, is located adjacent to downtown Indianapolis. SoIC is the first completely new school in the United States devoted exclusively to Informatics and Computing. Nearly 1,000 students are enrolled in the school's programs, with state-of-the art facilities, including fully equipped classrooms, laboratories and offices. See http://soic.iupui.edu/.

SoIC enjoys collaborative partnerships with the Regenstrief Institute, an internationally recognized informatics and healthcare research organization, the IU Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (CCBB), the IU Center for Bioethics, and the VA Center for Health Information and Communication (CHIC). Indiana University Health (one of the largest health care organizations in the Midwest), the Schools of Nursing, Dentistry and Fairbanks School of Public Health, as well as the Purdue Schools of Engineering and Technology and Science. Indiana is home to large healthcare exchanges, including Indiana Health Information Exchange (IHIE) and Michiana Health Info Network [MHIN].

Indiana is one of the top five states for the life sciences. Indiana’s comprehensive strengths and leadership in health and health information technology are promoted by BioCrossroads, a statewide initiative, which partners with research institutions, global companies, philanthropic organizations and government to advance growth and innovation.
Indianapolis is the capital of Indiana and the country's 11th largest city. It is large enough to play host to the Indianapolis 500 (the largest single-day sporting event in the world) and the 2012 Super Bowl, but small enough to show small-town charm. Indianapolis offers superb cultural, educational, sports and dining opportunities. Residents enjoy low cost of living, short commute times, and high quality of life.

Review of applications for the positions will begin on December 1, 2013 and continue until the positions are filled. Salary will be commensurate with rank and experience. We are committed to building a diverse faculty and encourage and welcome applications from minorities and women. 

Applicants should submit a cover letter summarizing their research and teaching interests and experience; a copy of their curriculum vitae; and have at least four letters of reference sent directly to the Faculty Search and Screen Committee. Electronic submission of all application materials is preferred (PDF appreciated) and should be sent to the attention of Teresa Stukey, Human Resources Coordinator, Email: informhr@iupui.edu. Direct inquiries to Brad Doebbeling, MD, MSc, Professor and Chair, Department of BioHealth Informatics, IU SOIC, Email: bdoebbel@iupui.edu.

Indiana University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
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